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Pharmacy on a Bicycle: Innovative Solutions for Global Health and Poverty

Authors: Bing, Eric G.; Epstein, Marc J.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication Year: 2013

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Millions are dying from diseases that we can easily and inexpensively prevent, diagnose, and treat. Why? Because even though we know exactly what people need, we just can’t get it to them. They are dying not because we can’t solve a medical problem but because we can’t solve a logistics problem. Eric G. Bing and Marc J. Epstein lay out a solution: a new kind of bottom-up health care that is delivered at the source.

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Katine: What Happened when First-World Corporations Met Third-World Development

Author: Brooks, Tim
Product Type: Cases
Source: London Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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The case examines the intervention by Barclays Bank and the Guardian newspaper in a severely deprived area of northern Uganda, working through an African charity. It discusses some of the cultural problems of such disparate parties coming together, examines the motivations of the participants, and questions the long-term benefits of such dramatic interventions.

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SV2: Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In 1998, Laura Arrillaga launched the Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (“SV2”) with two objectives: 1) providing Silicon Valley donors with philanthropic experience and education that would empower their personal giving; and 2) awarding local nonprofits with multi-year, capacity-building grants that would help them to strengthen their organizations and meet the higher level of accountability associated with contemporary philanthropic investments. By 2005, Arrillaga and CFSV had built a volunteer-driven organization composed of 160 partners...

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Aspire Foundation - Charting a Social Bricoleur's Growth

Authors: Dhayanithy, Deepak; Anderson, Brian
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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A non-governmental organization dedicated to improving underprivileged rural children’s access to quality education in southern India has grown considerably in the seven years since its inception. In considering a growth strategy, the organization’s two founders and managing trustees consider the roles of social value creation, funds sustainability, organizational visibility, resources constraints and how the relationships among these factors affect the organization’s future plans.

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Hillary Clinton & Partners: Leading Global Social Change from the US State Department

Authors: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; Malone, Ai-Ling Jamila
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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As U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton acted on a long-standing interest in public-private partnerships to elevate and activate an Office of Global Partnerships reporting directly to her. One major initiative that also addressed her interest in women's empowerment was to create an alliance for clean cookstoves, a significant environmental and public health issue in developing countries.

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Looking for a Second Wind; The Price of Growth and the Risk of Ambition

Authors: Wahl, Hans; Casanova, Lourdes; Moreno, Juan Carlos
Product Type: Cases
Source: INSEAD
Publication Year: 2013

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This case series analyzes the challenges faced by a Brazilian non-profit organization, Pro-Cerrado, which provides vocational training for disadvantaged young people. The case looks at how Pro-Cerrado tries to scale operations in order to have a real impact in society without compromising on quality...

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Digital Opportunity Trust's Business Model for Social Enterprise Work

Authors: Jamali, Dima; Azad, Bijan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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A social enterprise organization, whose mission is to battle poverty and gender discrimination through providing access to technology, is faced with the prospect of losing some or all of its government funding in a time of global recession. The organization’s striking success has been driven by its innovativeness and, more particularly, its noticeable efforts to reconcile the corporate and non-profit aspects of doing business, along with the challenges that come with it, without compromising the quality of the social enterprise brand that it is bringing forward.

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KayTek: Manufacturing Housing and Livelihoods in Haiti

Authors: Wood, David; Sekhon, Taylor
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The Haitian chairman and CEO of a very successful, multi-million dollar information technology company wants to provide affordable quality housing, especially for the disadvantaged poor, using steel frame technology from his start-up, KayTek. What he has not yet determined is how to get his product to market.

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micro Home Solutions: A Social Housing Initiative in India

Authors: Kerr, William R.; Brownell, Alexis
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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mHS is a social enterprise for the provision of affordable housing in India. After India's microfinance industry collapses, mHS needs to reposition itself for continued operations and long-term growth.

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Bright Lights, No City: An African Adventure on Bad Roads with a Brother and a Very Weird Business Plan

Author: Alexander, Max
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Hyperion
Publication Year: 2012

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At age 47, Whit Alexander, the American co-founder of the Cranium board game, decided to start a new business selling affordable goods and services to low-income villagers in Ghana, West Africa. His brother Max, a journalist, came along to tell the story...

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